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Complex analysis book with lots of solved problems?

  1. Jul 21, 2013 #1
    Hi. I am taking complex analysis over the summer and I am having a difficult time learning the concepts. I've tried reading several dfiferent textbooks, and though they sometimtes state the same theorem using different wording, different arguments, etc, I am still having a hard time understanding it.

    I often learn best when I solve problems that use concepts, but a lot of these textbooks do not have many problems or detailed step by step solutions.

    What are some good complex analysis books with many solved problems?

    Thank you
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  3. Jul 22, 2013 #2


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    Be sure to solve problems on your own before looking at the answers and watch out for mistakes and strange methods.
    Complex Analysis by Serge Lang has a solution book Problems and Solutions for Complex Analysis by Rami Shakarchi.
    There are some humorous reviews on amazon https://www.amazon.com/Problems-Sol...lysis-Mathematics/product-reviews/0387982353/ and https://www.amazon.com/Problems-Solutions-Complex-Analysis-Shakarchi/product-reviews/0387988319/

    Schaum's Outline of Complex Variables is worth a look.

    Problems and Theorems in Analysis II: Theory of Functions. Zeros. Polynomials. Determinants. Number Theory. Geometry by George Polya and Gabor Szegö is a classic, the problems are hard though. I forget which volume has most of the complex analysis stuff.

    There are many more choices without many solved problemssuch as A Collection of Problems on Complex Analysis by Volkovyskii Lunts, and Aramanovich.
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